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Confederate (CSV)


James O'Conner

Home State: Georgia

Branch of Service: Infantry

Unit: 61st Georgia Infantry

Before Sharpsburg

He enlisted in Company E as Private - September 13, 1861. He was wounded at 2nd Manassas, Virginia, August 28, 1862.

On the Campaign

He was wounded and captured in action on 17 September 1862 at Sharpsburg.

The rest of the War

Exchanged at Baltimore, Maryland in 1862. Wounded at Gettysburg, Pennsylvania, July 1, 1863. Detailed for light duty on account of wounds in 1864. On detail with Captain G. W. Shell at A. Q. M. Headquarters 1864-1865. Surrendered at Appomattox, Virginia, April 9, 1865.

References & notes

Basic information from Henderson1.


1   Henderson, Lilian, compiler, Roster of the Confederate Soldiers of Georgia, 1861-1865, 6 vols., Hapeville (GA): Longino & Porter, 1959-1964, Vol. 6 (posted online by Ray Fincham, Jr.)  [AotW citation 13284]